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Diocese of Belthangady (Syro-Malabarese)

Dioecesis Belthangadiensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Lawrence Mukkuzhy, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 24 April 1999
  • Metropolitan: Archeparchy of Tellicherry (Syro-Malabarese)
  • Syro-Malabarese Catholic Church of the Chaldean Tradition
  • Country: India
  • Square Kilometers: 12,543 (4,844 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, Udayanagara, P.O. Box 13, P.O. Belthangady-574214, Dhakshina Kannada Dt., Karnataka, India
  • Telephone: (08256)233.975
  • Fax: 233.056

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
24 April 1999ErectedArcheparchy of Tellicherry (Syro-Malabarese) Diocese of Belthangady (Syro-Malabarese) (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
200020,0003,177,352.6%28735571712642ap2001
200120,1783,187,358.6%2813414922113338ap2002
200220,1783,187,358.6%3813513952113338ap2003
200320,1783,187,358.6%3214464382815648ap2004
200422,5003,187,358.7%3514494592715647ap2005
200621,5003,177,352.7%3813514216117051ap2007
200925,0003,465,295.7%3711485203218145ap2010
201230,0003,816,295.8%2623496123419253ap2013

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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